Conflicted Loyalties: The Richie Incognito/Jonathan Martin saga continues by Dr. Jack Singer

The latest edition of the Richie Incognito/Jonathan Martin saga exposes a very interesting conflict for the players, in particular.  It goes something like this (and these are my words):  “To win continually, we have learned to develop and nurture a culture of togetherness, fun and having each others’ back.”  So when these are the core values … Continue reading

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Should victims be made to bear their bully’s burden?

As those of you who follow me on Facebook already know, our daughter was injured and missed a week of school as a result of being struck from behind by a classmate while standing in line. Without going into the details nor attempting to villainize the other child as both girls are just 7 years … Continue reading

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Bullying is not just a schoolyard problem . . .

According to the 5 time bestselling author, who’s latest book “Your Kids Are Your Own Fault” Larry Winget, little schoolyard bullies often grow up to be be big, workplace bullies. While Larry, who was a member of our guest panel (which also included criminal profiler Pat Brown and think Like A Black Belt’s Jim Bouchard), … Continue reading

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Is it just me or is there something off with the Rodemeyer family?

They are calm . . . maybe a little too calm was one of the first thoughts that came to mind as I watched the always adept Anderson Cooper interview Jamey Rodemeyer’s family last evening on CNN. There seemed to be a orchestrated response to Cooper’s questions that lacked the expected and understandable emotions of a … Continue reading

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First prayer, then standing up to a bully and now . . . a kindergartner suspended for crying?! What is wrong with our schools!

While I can still recall my Kindergarten teacher locking a fellow student  in a dark closet for talking too much in class, one would have been reasonable to assume that we now live in an age of greater enlightenment where draconian practices such as this have given way to greater understanding and patience. As it … Continue reading

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